Monday, July 10, 2017

Curtiss Conqueror

The separate cylinder head was an innovative feature for this engine. But as power went up with supercharging, reliability suffered. Coolant leaks and overheating led to engine failures and the engine was out of production by the mid 1930s. 

Daniel Brimm, Jr. Aircraft Engine Maintenance for the Engine Mechanic, Pitman Publishing, 1939

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